Col's Construction Blog
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Col's Construction Blog

Hello! Welcome to my blog. My name is Col. I live in Perth and I have a passion for construction. I am pretty useless when it comes to construction work so I tend to leave it to the experts. However, I find that there is nothing more pleasing than seeing a team of construction workers complete a job. Over the years, I have hired many different types of construction worker and they have all taken the time to chat with me. During these conversations, I have learnt so pretty interesting things which I will be exploring on this blog. Enjoy!

Col's Construction Blog

  • 3 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Bathroom Waterproofing

    20 October 2020

    Bathrooms need to be waterproofed to reduce the likelihood of structural damage caused by condensation, water leaks, and dampness. Therefore, if you want to install a shower cubicle or a tile shower, you must use a waterproofing material. The reason is that shower fixtures and fittings such as grout and sealers are not waterproofed. In most bathrooms, standing water is trapped beneath tiles due to gradient challenges. In such a case, the water never dries, causing a shower area to remain wet well past 24 hours.

  • 5 Ways To Deter Shoplifters From Your Retail Business

    18 September 2020

    As a business person, your primary goal is to make profits. This will not be possible as long as you're losing some merchandise to shoplifters. You need to use both structural and intellectual ways to deter shoplifters. Use the construction and retail fittings, accompanied by accessible technological tools to increase the security level in your retail business. Continue reading for 5 ways to deter shoplifters from your retail enterprise.  Keep Your Store Organized

  • 3 Primary Considerations When Planning a Home Extension

    20 August 2020

    The idea of extending a home is an exciting prospect for many people. Whether you want to create more space for your family or infuse a new style, a home extension is the only practical approach to meet this goal. However, a home extension is easier said than done since the project must be carefully thought out to ensure your visual ideas become a reality. Use this guide to understand the three top factors to consider.

  • Why you need to have your land surveyed before construction

    27 July 2020

    When purchasing construction land, you need to understand the layout of the property. Surveying the area will provide essential information and technical details. These details are helpful when developing and building on the plot. Construction land surveying offers numerous benefits. The article highlights the reasons to hire expert land surveyors for your construction project.  Ensuring Correct Boundaries It is not wise to use your eyes to estimate and mark the boundaries of your property.

  • Two Tips for Shop Owners Who Need to Replace Their Premises' Front Door

    24 June 2020

    If you need a new front door for your shop, you may want to mull over the following suggestions. Consider having an automatic door installed When discussing door designs with the contractor, you should find out if they could install an automatic one for you. There are a lot of advantages to investing in automatic door installation for a shop environment. For example, an automatic door will definitely make life easier for any of your wheelchair-using or visually impaired customers, as they won't have to strain themselves or fumble around in search of the door handle whenever they want to go into or leave the shop.